- Felicia believes living under Trump is feeling a lot like apartheid
-MSNBC's Joy-Ann Reid did a comparison that shocked many
- Having grown up in apartheid, Felicia knows exactly what it looks like
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Donald Trump has been slammed by veteran TV talk show host Felicia Mabuza-Suttle. She did not move to America to re-live apartheid.
There is no denying that Trump’s presidency has caused a lot of drama and racial uproar. Singling someone out because of race is not okay; did the rest of the world learn nothing from South Africa?
Briefly.co.za learnt that Felicia’s eyes were opened to the similarities between Trump’s presidency and the apartheid rule by MSNBC's Joy-Ann Reid.
Felicia saw Joy-Ann's post on social media where she compared the two and made it clear that Trump is trying to instil an apartheid-type system into America.
Having grown up in South Africa during the apartheid era, Felicia knows the sadness, hate and devastation that racial segregation causes. Watching the clip brought back memories that haunt her on daily.
"This brought back memories of growing up as a little girl in South Africa, traumatised by police arresting black men, including my father and uncle, and walking them for hours handcuffed in pairs, as they rounded up neighbourhoods asking men for Pass Books," Felicia expressed.
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Even though almost 26 years have passed since the abolishment of apartheid, Felicia still thinks about it almost every day. Now more so than ever as black people are being asked for their drivers in America to verify where they live, just like the passbook in apartheid.
"Ironically, I feel safer taking my walks in Miami. My black neighbour in Atlanta recently told me that she was stopped by a policeman who doubted she lived in this 'upscale neighbourhood'. The policeman asked for her driver's licence. This is the new America under Trump. I am reliving apartheid under Trump," told Felicia.
Felicia stated that she has noticed many white South Africans in America that are huge Trump supporters because of his apartheid-type rule.
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